resistance wire


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resistance wire

[ri′zis·təns ‚wīr]
(metallurgy)
Wire made from a metal or alloy having high resistance per unit length, such as Nichrome; used in wire-wound resistors and heating elements.
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Tenders are invited for Main Compressor With Mounting Accessories Along With Motor Wound With Corona Resistance Wire .
In my first version of this incubator, I used a traditional resistance wire coil as a heater, but I discovered that the lowtech wire coil had a number of disadvantages in addition to being power-hungry.
An inauguration ceremony was held at the centre to finalise the project which has seen the moving of Kanthal Resistance, Thermocouple and Copper Nickel products to DC Venlo thereby launching the additions of resistance wire and thermocouple materials to the facility's service offering.
The heating element is a Fibercraft vacuum-formed ceramic fiber heater with embedded resistance wire.
According to [2,3], the input resistance wire line with losses in length x:
But inventor Alan MacMasters realised new high resistance wire could be heated to a high enough temperature to toast bread, and came up with a design for the first electric toaster.
In addition, the resistance wire was wound on wooden bobbins.
If we choose to create different diameter tools, usage of longer resistance wire is required, which means higher resistance, and to overcome that obstacle, proper charger with variable input must be used.
Stella in candescente (Incandescent Star), 1972, is made out of an electrical resistance wire rendered incandescent and rarely exhibited because it is so dangerous, as is Confine incandescente (Incandescent Boundary), 1970, one of Zorio's most famous works.
As explained by company president Tad McGwire, most electric heaters have a helically wound resistance wire inside, which emits heat in all directions.
Resistance wire is made from electrically resistant alloys, such as austenitic nickel-chromium alloys and ferritic iron-chromium-aluminum alloys and is used in applications that convert electricity into heat, such as industrial furnaces and household appliances.
Another approach to increase bandwidth is to use resistance wire for the inductor.

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